Sajid Hassan is a popular figure in the Pakistani media industry. He started acting on theater and then switched over to television. Sajid reached fame with his first major drama serial, Khalji. However, he reached the pinnacle of success with his comic role in the popular serial, Dhoop Kinare, which was a tremendous hit in Pakistan.
He is also a writer, and has written several different plays such as Kuchwa aur Khargosh and Gum. Surprisingly, Sajid is also the first Pakistani actor to have starred in an Indian drama serial, entitled Tanha in 1997. Sajid featured a personal trauma when members of his family were killed in an attack on a procession in Karachi, after which he retired from the media for a brief period of time. He was last seen hosting the World Cup Talk Show on GEO TV.